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In which John Green teaches you about the (English) colonies in what is now the United States. He covers the first permanent English colony at Jamestown, Virginia, the various theocracies in Massachusetts, the feudal kingdom in Maryland, and even a bit about the spooky lost colony at Roanoke Island. What were the English doing in America, anyway...


Philadelphia's Magic Gardens: The Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens is a gallery space and a folk art environment that operates as a nonprofit organization. It is considered to be the biggest work of the mosaic artist, Isaiah Zagar. The Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens consists of 3 city lots and features a huge outdoor labyrinth and indoor galleries. The beautifully crafted mosaics are made up of China and Latin American plates, bike wheels and kitchen tiles.


Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815 – October 26, 1902) was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early woman's movement. Her Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the first women's rights convention held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York, is often credited with initiating the first organized woman's rights and woman's suffrage movements in the United States.[

from Lady of Awesome

Road Trip in USA: 8 Amazing Places Not to Skip

Road tripping through Western United States is a trip that left me with a huge load of photos and memories! Click to find out what are my favourite recommendations and places! •

from Slap Dash Mom

Free 50 States Lapbook Resources + Printables

Studying the 50 states is something I still remember because I absolutely loved it! It was probably my favorite part of 5th grade. Now, I get to teach my girls the same stuff. The states and capita…


St. Albertus Catholic Church St. Albertus is the mother church of Polish Catholics in the Detroit area. It was the largest Catholic Church in the state of Michigan at the time of its construction (1885). The architect, Henry Engelbert, was born in Germany to parents of Swedish descent. He also designed St. Casimir and St. Francis of Assisi in Detroit. A private, 501c3 organization now works to restore / maintain the School and Church.


The American Indian Movement (AIM) is a Native American activist organization in the United States, founded in 1968 in Minneapolis, Minnesota by urban Native Americans. The national AIM agenda focuses on spirituality, leadership, and sovereignty. AIM was founded in 1968 by Dennis Banks, George Mitchell, Herb Powless, Clyde Bellecourt, Harold Goodsky, Eddie Benton-Banai, and a number of others in Minneapolis' Native American community. Russell Means, born Oglala Lakota, was an early leader in…